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Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
america that would bring out hundreds like this? >> senator ben cardin knew what he was walking into. he knew this was a hot-button issue but this is something even he's never seen before. abc2 news sherrie johnson with the health care talk that actually upsets your stomach. >> reporter: the health care debate that has been raging across the country made a stop in our area last night. senator ben cardin hosted a town hall meeting on health care reform at towson university. the center faced boos and jeers to president barack obama's plan. he didn't talk about many specifics and there are more than a thousand pages in the health care bill. cardin says several committees in congress are still working on different versions of health care reform but the senator told the crowd that doing nothing should not be an option. >> how are you going to keep my employer from stopping offering insurance and forcing me on to public options? that to are cheaper for them. [ applause ] >> you run a much greater risk if congress does nothing than if we figure out a way to bring down costs. >> reporter: senato
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 6:00am EDT
, abc 2 news. >> "good morning america" will have more on the story. >> the guy was out on parole, too, right? >> yes. 18 years. >> oh, man. >>> tens of thousands of teachers are needed around the country, and dozens are needed right here in our area of baltimore city. >> and many are looking for an affordable place to live. >> now they are offering more than spacious living and amenities. >> it's time to move in. sherrie johnson tells us how. >> reporter: good morning. tough economic times mean goods deals for some teachers. millers court is offering discounts to get those educators to move in. this was designed and the rooms feature high ceilings and large windows. it's located minutes from where teachers work. state and local tax credits offset the cost of development and operations. teachers say it is an option you can't pass up. >> makes rent a nonissue. we can pay for supplies instead of rent and utilities. >> rent ranges from $700 to $1500 a month for teachers. normally a one bedroom in the same neighborhood would go for $1100 a month. there is a waiting list but a similar com
ABC
Aug 5, 2009 6:00am EDT
chips. more on this at 7:00 with "good morning america." >>> the latest on the baltimore county couple accused of sexually assaulting kids and using them for pornography. the fbi now jumped aboard the investigation. john nicklas and shannon honea were arrested last week after police found video he had evidence of child porn in their middle river home. according to court documents the assaults happened in both the couple's home and also in an atlanta hotel room. police also think the pair taped children at a third location out of state and that is why the fbi is now in on this. one other update, during a bail review a judge decided to pull the $5 million bond available for shannon honea. she's now held without bail. if there's any chance you know of any children that may have come in contact with these suspects you're urged to call the county's crimes against children's unit at 410-853-3650. >>> cockeysville did it. so did towson. so did dundalk. so did west baltimore. you all came out to celebrate national night out against crime. it's a symbolic way for communities to fight crime in t
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
and contributions to america. stay tuned for abc2 news for all the latest and abc2 news.com on the death of ted kennedy. again, we're going to look back at his career and life and get reaction from people waking up this morning to the news of the senator's death and what impact his death will have on health care reform. that debate of course, a cause he was tirelessly fighting for until the end. >>> these stories and much more coming up here this morning on "good morning maryland." but first, a look at the forecast. >> justin berk. >> 6:00. good morning. you'll notice a little more humidity and heat today. i want to start off downtown with our dark view of the inner harbor. yes, we get sunrise in a half-hour, at 6:30. 73 degrees across the inner harbor. 72 glen burnie and sparrows point. 60s across the county on the north side of the beltway back towards reisterstown at 69. 67 in westminster. we're dry on maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we can pull this back and show you that we are dry across the region and we should remain dry for most of today. just a few clouds trying to build up t
ABC
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
us know that abc2, starting 7:00 this morning, "good morning america" will be live at the university of maryland school of medicine to report on the beginning of those human trials for the h1n1 vaccine. >>> steamy summer temperatures rushed to maryland. it's expected to be so bad the next couple days that baltimore city issued a code read heat alert through tomorrow. six cooling centers across the city opened yesterday. this one at the northern community action center was handing out water to help them cool off. >> drink plenty of fluids and try to stay cool and if you don't have to go outside don't go outside. you see where we are. inside, under the air. >> those cooling centers will open at 9:00 today and tomorrow and will close at 7:00 each night. each center has air conditioning, water and ice on hand. the city also is providing free bus service to help people reach the cooling center if they need that help. tips, drink plenty of liquids, like water and juice, avoid the caffeine, it dries you out in weather like this. reduce outside activities, wear light weight and light colors.
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
in south africa opened number one. >>> and coming up on "good morning america" -- who has the next dance? so we reveal the new cast of "dancing with the stars." that is after your local news. that is your "moneyscope report." i'm vinita nair. >>> good morning. i'm meteorologist susan schrack. it's a little muggy this morning. let's look around the region. using some of our cameras, let's look at what is happening. the temperature in winters mill high school in westminster 73 degrees now. the winds is fairly calm there. looking in look annapolis, the harbor school, 71 degrees. the rest of us, 68 at the airport, 68 easton. 74 york. today, 85 degrees and mostly by noon. 91 degrees and lots of sunshine for us this afternoon. so it's going to be another warm and muggy one. >>> let's see what's happening on the roads with kim. >> thank you. good morning. we have a fairly quiet morning to start your monday morning commute. looking at the beltway, we have a little building volume as you make your way around the west side of the outer loop headed to the baltimore national pike but no real inciden
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
be full because there are fewer flying this year. >>> coming up on "good morning america" -- money advice for teens and college-bound kids. that is after your local news and that is your "moneyscope report." i'm vinita nair. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm meteorologist susan schrack. things are a little on the muggy side this morning. we're already in the low 70s around the region. let's check our conditions in westminster. there you can see we're already at 73 degrees. it probably feels a little warmer than that because we have a little bit of humidity in the air. so that gives us a heat index reading already. 74 degrees over in annapolis at the harbor school. things are definitely a little on the warm side. here's what you're looking at over the next 12 hours -- 70s, low 70s around wakeup time all around the region. by noon partly sunny skies, 83 degrees. may see a couple of thunderstorms and showers this afternoon. and into this evening. we're looking at a daytime high of 90 degrees. some of those storms could produce some fairly heavy drenching downpours that may last a while so you
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
america," is it take fof your friends to get multiple flu shots? stay tuned. i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> all right. 6:23 money we're still waiting for images on the big water main break in manhattan. >> down in lower manhattan, evacuated because of the flooding. we're looking at conditions that might make you think about the pool. as we head into this weekend, check it out. 85, a gorgeous day. we may have clouds for a couple of hours midday. otherwise, two degree guarantee, still 60s. the chance of an evening or overnight thunder shower. that is the leading edge of the real hot edge. high temperatures should generally be in the middle 90s. this will be pushing that air conditioning unit. overnight lows staying in the lower 70s. we'll try to break that heat wave in the latter part of the week. >>> justin, as we look at the outer loop of liberty road, traffic is throwing nicely to the baltimore national pike. we have building volume causing slowing in some spots about you the no real incidents to learn about. if you are headed downtown, can you experience a road closure hiccup because charles
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
the number of blood drives. >>> and coming up on "good morning america," we put some popular infomercial products to the test. how do they really work. that's on gma. that's your money scope report. i'm vinita nair. >>> 6:24. we keep hearing from our producer that there's going to be a big party in ocean city. wherever she goes is a big party. >>> this weekend, does it matter? you'll be at the beach. the weather is questionable. looks like mostly cloudy skies and a chance of a shower. 82 at bethany and are a pob ith as -- rehoboth as well. you may be driving into sprinkles or rain drops as we head through today. tomorrow and sunday, still afternoon shower threats. temperatures go from 85 this afternoon, 86 tomorrow. we may approach 90 early next week and stay in the upper 80s with scattered showers and stores returning by wednesday and thursday. >>> it's 6:25. we go back to the roads now with kim. >> reporter: this is route 50 at 97. as you see, traffic is moving along nicely at speed. no problems to let you know about on northbound 97 as you approach the beltway. however on the inner
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
ones will cost as much as 30 cents more per cup. >>> coming up on "good morning america," two popular cars are being recalled after shutting down in traffic. what is causing the new vehicles to stall? a gma exclusive after your local news. that is your money scope report. i'm vinita nair. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm meteorologist susan shrack. we're just starting to see the sunshine peek out through the clouds so things are hazy. 78 degrees, relative humidity 82%. we have clouds to the north and west. clear areas to the south of the city, but we're all going to be seeing a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day today. a couple of showers and storms to the west of the mountains. by noontime, 85 degrees. partly sunny skies. some of the thunderstorms could have very, very heavy downpours involved. so be aware of that. it could be dangerous on the roadways. 89 degrees for the high. let's check the roadsp. >> reporter: no problems to let you know here. nicely between 795 and route 70. no problems between white marsh boulevard and loch raven blflt as well. on the outer loop approachi
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
them, "i love lucy" and "the honeymooners." >>> coming up on "good morning america," back-to-school shopping without spending a dime. how you can take your kids on a cash-free shopping spree. that is on gma. that is your "moneyscope report." i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> 6:24. we have a mix of clouds, a little sun and fog. more fog up to the north. more sun around the eastern shore. overall today's going to be a day that features more clouds, 85 on the low end of the two-degree guarantee, with scattered showers popping up this afternoon, even thunderstorms that could extend through this evening and tonight. overnight lows in the 60s. look at the temperatures here. really not much variation, from 82 on the low end tomorrow to 86 on the high end by saturday. overall mid-80s with scattered showers and thunderstorms just about each day. not a complete washout but an old boundary is going to get stuck and keep us with the chance of wet weather on and off for pretty much the rest of the week and in through the weekend. >>> 6:25. twitter critters listen up. we got big news from abc2 tr
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
morning america," new credit card rules go into effect tomorrow so what can you do to avoid sticker shock on your next bill. that's on gma. i'm vinita nair. >>> good morning, i'm meteorologist susan schrack. things are much quieter for us to start off the day than they were overnight. that is for sure of we have nothing showing up on maryland's most powerful doppler radar. all the storms are off the coast now. off atlantic city and ocean city. so things are much better in our neck of the woods. as far as the rain that's left behind, anywhere from, say, .03, 3/100th inch in walkersville to more than a half-inch in owings mills. temperaturewise, we are in the low to mid-70s but feels like upper 70s to low 80s. so definitely going to be another warm and muggy one. the storms return in isolated areas by noon. more widespread this afternoon. a high of 89 degrees. >>> let's check the roads with kim. >> as we check at the beltway we really don't have problems to let you know about, both loops of the beltway are running incident-free on the west side and also the east side as well. no problems to
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
that finding suits would be a -- seats would be a challenge. >>> coming up on "good morning america," back-to-school shopping tips. you could save hundreds of dollars on everything from clothing to textbooks. that's on gma and that is your "moneyscope report." i'm vinita nair. >>> good morning, i'm meteorologist susan schrack. dawn starting to light the sky. looks pretty pleasant. checking in at westminster, winters mill high school, 74 degrees. still a couple of raindrops left over on the cameras. taking a look at annapolis, 73 degrees. no rain there. things look pretty good otherwise. mainly clear skies, a few high thin clouds are starting to make their way into the region. that will continue throughout the day today. so by noon we're looking at partly cloudy skies and 82 degrees. by this afternoon more cloud cover and more sunshine and hot conditions, 88 degrees and a couple of thunderstorms around. >>> let's check the roads with kim. >> thank you. good morning. we check here in anne arundel county, route 50 at route 97, traffic is moving along nicely. a little bit of fog in the area bu
ABC
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
. it sold more than in any full year since it was first published. >>> coming up on "good morning america," household items to help you treat your pet in case of emergency. that is after your local news. that is your "moneyscope report." i'm vinita nair. >>> 6:24. it pains me to say welcome back to school but also hurts to say we'll linger heat and humidity around. upper 60s to lower 70s. we may fire up more showers and storms this afternoon while this morning they are basically south of easton, cambridge and salisbury on the eastern shore. take the umbrella to be safe though. 85 degrees our two-degree guarantee. low 60s overnight with patchy fog. we'll push 88 tomorrow. 92 wednesday. then we'll slip back into the lower 80s by the end of the week. a good chance of rain tries to build in by late friday through saturday and sunday. >>> let's check the roads with kim, 6:24. >> thank you. traffic is moving along nicely on both loops of the beltway and tunnels as we check at the west side of the outer loop, just building volume as you make your way down towards the route 70 interchange. howeve
ABC
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
on it for basic needs. >>> and coming up on "good morning america," bernard madoff's other secret. an exclusive interview with the woman who says he was hiding more than his multibillion-dollar ponzi scheme. that is on gma. that's your "moneyscope report." i'm vinita nair. >>> 6:25. we got a couple of nice days here, sunshine, low humidity and will heat up after a comfortable morning. our two-degree guarantee gets us to 88 degrees. probably going to be staying in the mid-80s north in carroll county when the kids go back to school. nice day to go out and play when you finally break free. tonight, back in the mid-60s and patchy fog tomorrow morning. 92 tomorrow. then we step back thursday and friday. then we watch that system i showed you a few minutes ago. we could be talking about tropical storm danny off the east coast. if that does move as i expect it would be friday night through saturday. we could get heavy rain and winds. then breaking out late saturday but still afternoon showers on sunday. back to 84. >>> here's kim with a check of the roads. >> thank you. 95 is a very smooth ride as you
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
at the airport instead of on-line. the changes take effect in october. >>> coming up on "good morning america" -- "cash for clunkers" copycats. some of the deals you can get now on everything from light bulbs to windows and doors. that's on "good morning maryland" and that is your "moneyscope report." i'm vinita nair. >>> 6:24. we gave you the expected track for tropical storm and potentially hurricane danny over the weekend. it brings showers into ocean city tomorrow. could be locally heavier downpours with 78 degrees. the winds pick up and the closest pass will be saturday morning. then improving in the afternoon but still windy, 77. look for beach erosion, rip currents and temperatures 81, more showers and storms on sunday. we'll be on the western fringe of this but looks like 76 tomorrow and tomorrow night through saturday could be rain and gusty winds in baltimore or at least around the bay. look for minor surge along the chesapeake bay as well with high tide and we'll have showers continue through sunday. >>> 6:24. here's kim. >> traffic looks good at route 50 and 97 in anne arundel co
ABC
Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
. but the billions still at risk at citigroup and bank of america alone could wipe out those gains. >>> economists are giving high marks to the federal reserve. in a new survey almost 70% of economists say the fed's interest rate policy is just right, that's up from 56% a year ago. but with the economy improving they are split over what the central banks should do next. 49% say interest rates should stay where they are for the next six months, 45% say it is time to start raising rates. >>> neral motors is expanding in the fast-growing chinese market. gm is launching a joint venture to build light trucks and vans. china has been one of the few bright spots for gm. automaker sales there jumped nearly 40% in the first half of the year. >>> jetblue is reportedly working on a transatlantic tie-in with lufthansa. "the financial times" is reporting the airline could file their request today for what is known as a co-chair agreement. it would provide jetblue passengers with a gateway to europe while giving lufthansa greater access to new york. >>> movie fans had a flavor for "frightening over the weekend.
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